UBC In The News
Canada and US announce Arctic military exercises amid Russia tensions
Dr. Michael Byers, a UBC political science professor, discussed whether Russia will show aggression in the Canadian Arctic.
Russia is accused of war crimes in Ukraine. Will investigations accomplish anything?
UBC political science professors, Dr. Genevieve Bates and Dr. Lisa Sundstrom, commented on how international investigations will proceed to determine if the Russian government is committing war crimes or genocide.
Russian war strikes B.C. food supply, prices
Researchers from UBC’s faculty of land and food systems and school of public policy and global affairs gave comments on rising food prices. Dr. James Vercammen, Dr. Matias Margulis and Dr. Kelleen Wiseman were quoted.
Dr. Vercammen: Pique Newsmagazine, Dawson Creek Mirror
Dr. Margulis and Dr. Wiseman: Vancouver Sun
More Canadians opting for fertility treatment during pandemic
Dr. Caitlin Dunne, a clinical professor in the UBC’s faculty of medicine, said the number of fertility treatments had already been rising before the pandemic but that trend was accelerated as people reflected more on what’s most important to them.
Canadian Press via National Post, City News Halifax, City News Toronto, Healthing, Penticton Herald, MidlandToday.ca, paNOW, Castanet, Durham Radio News, Powell River Peak, Kamloops Now, Penticton Now, Victoria Now, Kelowna Now, Beach Radio Kelowna, Beach Radio SK, Rocky Mountain Outlook
Parents split on whether students should continue to wear masks after spring break
UBC evolutionary biologist Dr. Sarah Otto gave comments on the current COVID-19 case counts in B.C.
Technological revolution of work during pandemic shows promise but also inequality
UBC economics professor Dr. Giovanni Gallipoli commented on how advancements in technology are a natural part of an economy’s growth.
Canadian Press via National Post, Pique Newsmagazine, Welland Tribune, CHEK News, Castanet, Richmond News
Experts on the relaxation of B.C. government's pandemic prevention measures
UBC dentistry professor Dr. HsingChi von Bergmann discussed how COVID-19 data influenced public health authorities’ decision-making in B.C.
OMNI – Cantonese